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New clinics injected into the community

Reduced anxiety, less travel and increased capacity – a few benefits that new community blood test clinics for children are providing. There are now three clinics running in North East Lincolnshire – once a week at Raj Medical Centre, Laceby Road, Grimsby and Scartho Medical Centre, Springfield Road, Grimsby and fortnightly at the Roxton Practice, [...] Read more

Bank Holiday Healthcare

This is last long weekend before the kids go back to school and we’re sure you would rather the Bank Holiday is one to remember for all the right reasons. If you are planning a trip out with the family, be prepared for blisters, cuts, rashes and stings by taking a small first aid kit with you. A well-stocked medicine cabinet at home can also help [...] Read more

Living with Diabetes. What do you think about on-line support

Over the last year North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NEL CCG) has developed a number of resources to support those with diabetes to manage their condition, including a diabetes patient guide “Diabetes and You” and working with Diabetes UK to establish a local diabetes support group. We currently have an online support tool for [...] Read more

Combating Cancer Together!

A cancer diagnosis is devastating but here in North East Lincolnshire there is a whole army of people taking on the disease. From GPs and hospital consultants to nurses and hundreds of members of the public, there is a coordinated effort to combat cancer that has attracted national attention. Health bosses at NHS England were so impressed by the [...] Read more

Living well with Diabetes!

Being diagnosed with a serious long term health condition can make anyone feel worried and isolated. However, people living with diabetes in North East Lincolnshire are keen to show others that they’re not on their own. Members of the recently formed NEL Diabetes Support Group are encouraging people to find out more about the condition and what [...] Read more

New Phone Number for Ashwood Surgery!

Important information for patients at the Ashwood Surgery The Ashwood Surgery has a new telephone number – please use 01472 255261 if you want to contact the surgery.

Royal Appointment for vice chair of North East Lincolnshire CCG Community Forum

Immingham resident Terry Simco MBE and vice chair of North East Lincolnshire CCG Community Forum has received recognition for his service to the Queen Victoria Seaman’s Rest in the east end of London by having a recently refurbished suite named after him. The official opening was performed by HRH Princess Alexandra who is patron of the mission. [...] Read more

Don't forget to top up on water!

While we are not experiencing the baking temperatures of early July, it is still very warm and humid and doctors in North East Lincolnshire are advising people to make sure they are drinking enough water. Dehydration is unpleasant and can leave you feeling tired, dizzy and light headed. Left untreated or in infants, older people or people who are [...] Read more

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